Ocean City Sunrise

Some people would say waking up at 3am to travel 2 hours to go get a few photos is insane; but for me that's my passion. So that's exactly what I did to capture some moments of a sunrise on Ocean Beach in New Jersey. Sunrise was said to be at 7:15am so the arrival time was set to get there around 6:30 to get the beginning of the light and enjoy the beach in the morning. Expecting a normal sunrise and nothing to spectacular I was surely wrong and pleasantly surprised when the sun broke across the horizon. 


First shot on the beach was of these car tires leading to the boardwalk off the beach. 

The sun light reflecting early across the horizon on the water. 

The moment the sun broke over the horizon. 

This sunrise was definitely worth waking up at 3AM to get there by 7:30AM for 6minutes of the sun showing how beautiful it is. 

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